Journal of Pregnancy / 2019 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Exclusive Breastfeeding Knowledge, Intention to Practice and Predictors among Primiparous Women in Enugu South-East, Nigeria

Table 4

Chi-square test of association between demographic variables and EBF knowledge (n = 201).

VariablesKnowledge of EBFChi-Squaredfp-value
Good  
(n = 67)
Poor  
(n = 134)
Total  
(n = 201)

Age5.5413.136
203(16.7)15(83.3)18
21-2520(29.4)48(70.6)68
26-3036(41.4)51(58.6)87
> 308(28.6)20(71.4)28
Marital status--.303
Married67(34.0)130(66.0)197
Single0(0.0)4(100.0)4
Place of residence 5.1251.02
Rural11(20.8)42(79.2)53
Urban56(37.8)92(62.2)148
Educational attainment3.6562.161
Primary3(27.3)8(72.7)11
Secondary20(26.0)57(74.0)77
Tertiary44(38.9)69(61.1)113
Working status3.3901.066
Working60(36.1)106(63.9)166
Not working7(20.0)28(80.0)35
EBF knowledge sources25.4411.00
Much23(71.9)9(28.1)32
Few44(26.0)125(74.0)169

Fishers Exact Test p-value reported (due to Chi-Square assumption violation).
Significant.

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